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STUDENTS - HIGH SCHOOL - Amends existing law relating to the postsecondary
enrollment options law to clarify that instructional hours for a pupil
attending fewer than four hours a day in high school shall count as four
hours for purposes of the educational support program; to clarify that
four semester college credits equal at least two semester high school
credits; and to clarify that postsecondary faculty shall not be required to
obtain a secondary teaching certificate nor be considered employees of a
local school district when instructing courses attended by a high school
02/19 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/20 Rpt prt - to Educ
02/27 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/02 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/04 3rd rdg - PASSED - 69-0-1
AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Bivens,
Black(15), Black(23), Boe, Callister, Campbell, Chase, Clark, Crane,
Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20), Gagner,
Geddes, Gould, Hadley, Hansen, Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet, Jones(9),
Jones(22), Jones(20), Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Kjellander,
Kunz, Lake, Linford, Loertscher, Mader, Marley, McKague, Meyer,
Miller, Mortensen, Newcomb, Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Richman,
Ridinger, Robison, Sali, Schaefer, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone,
Stubbs, Taylor, Tilman, Tippets, Trail, Watson, Wheeler, Wood,
Zimmermann, Mr Speaker
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Bruneel
Floor Sponsor - Meyer
Title apvd - to Senate
03/04 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Educ
03/10 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/11 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/17 3rd rdg - PASSED - 19-11-5
AYES--Andreason, Bunderson, Danielson, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes,
Ipsen, Keough, Lee, Noh, Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder,
Sorensen, Stennett, Wheeler, Whitworth
NAYS--Boatright, Branch, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Crow, Deide, Hawkins,
Ingram, King, Parry, Thorne
Absent and excused--Darrington, Hansen, McLaughlin, Sweeney, Twiggs
Floor Sponsor - Andreason
Title apvd - to House
03/18 To enrol
03/18 Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/19 Pres signed - to Governor
03/20 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 165
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 754
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO POSTSECONDARY ENROLLMENT OPTIONS; AMENDING SECTION 33-5106, IDAHO
3 CODE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PUPIL'S ENROLLMENT IN COURSES FOR SECONDARY CRE-
4 DITS SHALL BE COUNTED AS FOUR HOURS A DAY FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING THE
5 LOCAL DISTRICT'S INSTRUCTIONAL TIME EVEN IF ACTUAL TIME IS LESS THAN FOUR
6 HOURS; AND AMENDING SECTION 33-5109, IDAHO CODE, TO CLARIFY THAT FOUR
7 SEMESTER COLLEGE CREDITS SHALL EQUAL AT LEAST TWO SEMESTER CREDITS OF HIGH
8 SCHOOL CREDIT IN A PARTICULAR SUBJECT AND TO CLARIFY THAT POSTSECONDARY
9 FACULTY INSTRUCTING A COURSE FOR POSTSECONDARY, SECONDARY OR DUAL CREDIT
10 SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A SECONDARY TEACHING CERTIFICATE AND SHALL
11 NOT BE DEEMED AN EMPLOYEE OF A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT.
12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
13 SECTION 1. That Section 33-5106, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
14 amended to read as follows:
15 33-5106. LIMIT ON PARTICIPATION. (1) A pupil who first enrolls in grade
16 eleven (11) may not enroll in postsecondary courses under the provisions of
17 this chapter for secondary credit for more than the equivalent of two (2) aca-
18 demic years.
19 (2) A pupil who first enrolls in grade twelve (12) may not enroll in
20 postsecondary courses under the provisions of this chapter for secondary
21 credit for more than the equivalent of one (1) academic year.
22 (3) A pupil shall may also be enrolled in
23 courses for secondary credits approved by the local school district .
24 for a minimum of If a pupil's enrollment pursuant to
25 this chapter decreases the pupil's instructional time in the local school dis-
26 trict to less than four (4) hours a day , the pupil shall never-
27 theless be counted as in local school district instructional time for four (4)
28 hours a day for purposes of chapter 10, title 33, Idaho Code .
29 (4) A pupil who has completed course requirements for graduation but who
30 has not received a diploma may participate in the program.
31 (5) A pupil who has graduated from high school cannot participate in the
33 SECTION 2. That Section 33-5109, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
34 amended to read as follows:
35 33-5109. CREDITS. (1) A pupil may enroll in a course under the provisions
36 of this chapter for secondary credit, for postsecondary credit or for dual
37 credit. At the time a pupil enrolls in a course, the pupil shall designate the
38 type of credit desired. A pupil taking several courses may designate some for
39 secondary credit, some for postsecondary credit and some for dual credit.
40 (2) A school district shall grant academic credit to a pupil enrolled in
41 a course for secondary credit if the pupil successfully completes the course.
1 Four (4) semester college credits equal at least one (1) full year (two
2 (2) semester credits) of high school credit in that subject. Fewer col-
3 lege credits may be prorated.
4 (3) The secondary credits granted to a pupil shall be counted toward the
5 graduation requirements and subject area requirements of the school district.
6 Evidence of successful completion of each course and secondary credits granted
7 shall be included in the pupil's secondary school record. A pupil shall pro-
8 vide the school with a copy of the pupil's grade in each course taken for
9 secondary credit under the provisions of this chapter. Upon the request of a
10 pupil, the pupil's secondary school record shall also include evidence of suc-
11 cessful completion and credits granted for a course taken for postsecondary
12 credit. In either case, the record shall indicate that the credits were earned
13 at a postsecondary institution.
14 (4) If a pupil enrolls in a postsecondary institution after leaving sec-
15 ondary school, the postsecondary institution shall award postsecondary credit
16 for any course successfully completed for secondary credit at that institu-
17 tion. Other postsecondary institutions may award, after a pupil leaves second-
18 ary school, postsecondary credit for any courses successfully completed under
19 the provisions of this chapter. An institution shall not charge a pupil for
20 the award of credit.
21 (5) Postsecondary faculty instructing a course for postsecondary,
22 secondary or dual credit shall not be required to obtain a certificate pursu-
23 ant to chapter 12, title 33, Idaho Code, nor shall the postsecondary faculty
24 be deemed an employee of a school district for any purpose under law.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
To provide that a pupil's enrollment in courses for
secondary credits shall be counted as four hours a day for
purposes of determining the local district's instructional
time even if actual time is less than four hours; and
amending Section 335109, Idaho Code, to clarify that four
semester college credits shall equal at least two semester
credits of high school credit in a particular subject and
to clarify that post secondary faculty instructing a course
for post secondary, secondary or dual credit shall not be
required to obtain a secondary teaching certificate and
shall not be deemed an employee of a local school district.
No fiscal impact
CONTACT: Representative Wayne R. Meyer